Chaplain - Clinical Pastoral Education Residency

Baptist Health | Boca Raton, FL, United States

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Posted Date 5/22/2023

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, more than 24,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 100 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why we're all in for helping you be your best.


Come be a part of a growing spiritual care team for the largest faith based healthcare organization in South Florida - Baptist Health South Florida. Our Clinical Pastoral Education program sits on the campus shared by Boca Raton Regional Hospital and Lynn Cancer Institute on the southern end of tropical Palm Beach County, Florida. We are 2.5 hours north of Key West and 2.5 hours south of Orlando and Disney World. A plethora of opportunities are offered to residents to provide ministry to patients, family members and staff from rich religious and culturally diverse populations in various clinical specialties. Our CPE program is also part of the Center for the Advancement of Learning division of Baptist Health South Florida. We take education seriously and focus on giving our participants quality training in a supportive and encouraging learning environment that fosters growth and allows room for curiosity and innovation. 

  • Chaplain residents will have a responsibility to provide spiritual care to patients, families, staff and visitors in assigned clinical areas and as referrals and urgent requests are given (60-65%).
  • They will also be given 10-12 hours per week (25-30%) to attend required Clinical Pastoral Education class sessions as part of their training.
  • Residents may work with two ACPE Certified Educators during their training period with BHSF, but general oversight of all administrative, professional and educational functions is provided by the Director of Clinical Pastoral Education.


  • Bachelor‘s degree required.
  • Master‘s degree preferred in Divinity, or theological studies.
  • Applicants must have at least one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education to apply for the residency.
  • Active enrollment in a BHSF CPE program is required.
  • It is helpful to have obtained a Master of Divinity degree or a Master of Arts in Religion or Theological studies (or equivalent), but not required.
  • Applicants need to be proficient in English, and communicate well in oral and written forms.
  • They should be receptive to learning and open to new things.
  • Applicants should have a willingness to give and receive feedback in a relational manner and to reflect theologically.
  • Applicants also need to be comfortable with the use of technology involving computers and video conferencing.
  • Good standing with a faith body that is nationally recognized. 


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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